Launch of an electric vehicle charging station in a residential area in Vasant Kunj

New delhi: In a bid to make Delhi a cleaner city, the Delhi government has launched an electric vehicle charging station in a residential area in Vasant Kunj. The government has also published a guide to help residential companies and offices plan, install and manage these charging stations.

the electronic vehicle (EV) was inaugurated by Delhi’s Minister of Transport, Kailash Gehlot. It also launched the Electric Vehicle Charging Guide for Residential welfare associations (RWA). Through this, the Delhi government wants residential companies to adopt electric vehicle charging in residential premises.

In 2020 the Delhi government launched the EV policy, and now they are aiming that by 2024 at least 25% of new vehicle registrations should be electric vehicles. The Delhi government has adopted the decision by encouraging residents of residential societies to adopt electric vehicle charging stations and use electric vehicles so that they can cope with the threat of air pollution in the national capital.

The guide was developed by the Delhi Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC), in collaboration with World Resources Institute India. The guide aims to simplify and enable the adoption of electric vehicle charging in all types of residential areas.

The push for green energy is a critical step in safeguarding our future and present generations, as reliance on fossil fuels has led to rising global temperatures, endangering not only millions of animal species and plants, but also humans who depend on the complex balance of ecosystems for their survival.